Rebecca B. Smith

Rebecca Bray Smith, 73, of Somers, CT, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. Rebecca was born in Springfield, MA, the daughter of Paul and Marjorie (Greene) Bray, and had lived in Somers for most of her life. She was a retired Corrections Officer for the State of Connecticut.  Rebecca was a member of the Reddington Rock Riding Club, Village Players, American Legion Auxiliary, Somers Volunteer Fire Department, and President of the Borzoi Club. She had some of the top obedience borzoi dogs in the nation.  Rebecca enjoyed skiing, riding her horse, training and showing her dogs, and visiting hospitals with her therapy pets.  

Rebecca is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Scott and Michelle Smith and her grandsons Shane and Dean Smith. In addition to her family, she leaves many close friends including Lara Avery and Joanne Lipton. A private memorial service will be held in her memory.  For online condolences, please visit  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104 or Reddington Rock Riding Club, PO Box 676, Somers, CT 06071.